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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: Prohibition

Amherst Hardy's Oral History

This is the oral history of Amherst Hardy. He was interviewed by Robert Williams on February 28, 1990. The interview includes his early life, working for the Herald and Review, and his experience during World War II.

Charles E. Lee's Oral History

This is the oral history of Charles E. Lee. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell in December 1980. The interview includes his early life, his education, time in the U.S. Navy, law career, time in the IL state Senate, time as Mayor of Decatur, race…

Photographs of the WCTU Fountain

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Photographs of the WCTU (Women's Christian Temperance Union) Fountain. The fountain was erected in 1905 for the purpose of removing "the temptation of visiting saloons from country boys". It was donated through the WCTU by Thomas Davis, a pioneer of…